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    Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

    No one wants to be a victim, but most find the event too hypnotic to ignore. In order to save their traveling carnival from bankruptcy, the Binewskis are creating their own brood of sideshow freaks. Under Al’s careful direction, the pregnant Lil ingests radioisotopes, insecticides, and arsenic to make her babies “special”. As the oldest daughter, albino dwarf Olympia, puts listeners in the ring-side seat, her family’s incredible drama erupts and spills over into the “normal” world. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart, this brilliantly daring novel is shocking and delightful. Christina Moore’s vibrant narration conspires with Katherine Dunn’s evocative, energetic prose to shock us at seeing something…

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    {Review} STINGER by Robert McCammon, narrated by Nick Sullivan

    STINGER by Nick Sullivan-Narrator, Robert McCammon Published by Audible Audio Edition on 2.20.18 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads A relentless alien bounty hunter encloses a Texas town under a dome to isolate, hunt, and kill its prey in "the ultimate horror novel" (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Ever since the copper mine closed, the West Texas desert hellholes of Inferno and Bordertown have been slowly dying. Snake River isn't the only thing that divides them. Racism, gang wars, and anti-Mexican sentiment have turned the sun-scorched flatlands into a powder keg. If anything can unite them for now, at least in awe and wonder, it's the UFO…

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    {Audiobook Review} Dream Woods by Patrick Lacey

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.by Patrick Lacey Published by Audible Audio Edition Genres: Horror Buy on Amazon Goodreads Follow your screams… When Vince Carter takes a shortcut to work he notices a billboard that nearly sends him into an oncoming van. The ad is for Dream Woods, New England’s answer to Disney World. It closed decades ago, but now that it’s back in business, Vince is eager to take his whole family, hoping the magic he remembers will save his failing marriage. His wife, Audra, isn’t so…

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    {Review} Blackwater: The Complete Saga by Michael McDowell, narrated by Matt Godfrey

    Blackwater: The Complete Saga by Michael McDowell, Matt Godfrey Published by Valancourt Books on 10.9.17 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Southern Gothic, Supernatural Pages: 800 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. Beneath the waters of the Perdido River, she turns into something terrifying, a creature whispered about in stories…

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    {Review} The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman

    by Christopher Buehlman Published by Blackstone Audiobooks on 2014 Genres: Horror, vampires Pages: 368 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads The secret is, vampires are real and I am one. The secret is, I’m stealing from you what is most truly yours and I’m not sorry— New York City in 1978 is a dirty, dangerous place to live. And die. Joey Peacock knows this as well as anybody—he has spent the last forty years as an adolescent vampire, perfecting the routine he now enjoys: womanizing in punk clubs and discotheques, feeding by night, and sleeping by day with others of his kind in the macabre labyrinth under the city’s sidewalks.…